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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS

BERN UNLIMITED, INC.,

Plaintiff,

v.

DYE PRECISION, INC.,

Defendant.

Civil Action No. __________

COMPLAINT
Plaintiff Bern Unlimited, Inc. for its complaint against defendant Dye Precision, Inc.,
states as follows:
PARTIES
1. Plaintiff Bern Unlimited, Inc. (Bern) is a Massachusetts corporation with its
principal place of business in Kingston, Massachusetts.
2. Upon information and belief, defendant Dye Precision, Inc. (Dye Precision) is a
California corporation with its principal place of business in San Diego, California.
JURISDICTION AND VENUE
3. This court has subject matter jurisdiction over this action pursuant to 28 U.S.C.
1331 and 1338(a).
4. Venue is proper in this court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1391(b) and 1400(b).
FACTS
5. Bern is the owner by assignment of United States Design Patent Nos. D685,137,
issued on J une 25, 2013 (the 137 Patent), and D685,138, issued on J une 25, 2013 (the 138
Patent), which are directed to ornamental designs for a helmet. Copies of the 137 and 138
Patents are attached as Exhibits A and B.
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6. Bern makes and sells a line of bicycle helmets that incorporate the designs of the
137 and 138 Patents. Copies of pages from Berns website, which show an example of these
helmets, are attached as Exhibit C.
7. Dye Precision has made, used, offered for sale and/or sold a helmet known as the
Pro-Tec Classic Street, and is continuing to do so. A copy of a page from the website shop.pro-
tec.net, which shows a photograph of the Pro-Tec Classic Street, is attached as Exhibit D.
8. By making, using, offering for sale and/or selling the Pro-Tec, Dye Precision has
infringed, and is continuing to infringe, the 137 and 138 Patents.
9. Upon information and belief, Dye Precisions infringement is willful.
COUNT I
(Infringement of 137 Patent 35 U.S.C. 281)
10. Bern repeats and realleges paragraphs 1 through 9 as if fully set forth herein.
11. Dye Precision has infringed, and is continuing to infringe, the 137 Patent.
COUNT II
(Infringement of 138 Patent 35 U.S.C. 281)
12. Bern repeats and realleges paragraphs 1 through 11 as if fully set forth herein.
13. Dye Precision has infringed, and is continuing to infringe, the 138 Patent.
PRAYER FOR RELIEF
WHEREFORE, plaintiff Bern Unlimited, Inc. requests judgment as follows:
1. Enjoining Dye Precision from further infringement of the 137 and 138 Patents;
2. Awarding Bern damages in an amount to be proven at trial;
3. Awarding Bern multiple damages, costs and attorneys fees pursuant to 35 U.S.C.
285; and
4. Granting such other and further relief as this Court deems just and proper.
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JURY DEMAND
Plaintiff Bern Unlimited, Inc. demands a trial by jury of all issues so triable.

Dated: August 9, 2013 Respectfully submitted,

BERN UNLIMITED, INC.,

By its attorneys,

/s/ David S. Godkin
David S. Godkin (BBO#196530)
Andrew A. Caffrey, III (BBO#660481)
Birnbaum & Godkin, LLP
280 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210
617-307-6100
godkin@birnbaumgodkin.com
caffrey@birnbaumgodkin.com



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EXHIBIT A
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FLIP VISOR
Inventor: Dennis Ltedmn. Duxhury. MA iUS)
Bern Inc .. MA
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14 Years
Appl. 1\o .. 19/418,614
F'iled: Apr. 18.2012
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Field of Classification Sean:h
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2! 195.6: 44N27: D:'./872, 87 869.882
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References Cited
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(7:'i) Inventor: Dennis J. Leedom, Duxbury. MA (US)
(73) Assignee: Bern Unlimited, Inc . Kingston. MA
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(*"! Term: 14 Years
(21 J Appl. No.: 29/428,078
(22) Filed: .Jul. 25,2012
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Primary Examiner ....... Ruth Mcinroy
(74) /H!orney, Agent, or Firm ....... Lando & Anastmi. LLP
(57) CLAIM
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described.
DESCRIPTION
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design:
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FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view of FJG. 1:
FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view of FIG. 2:
FIG. 7 is a top plan view of FIG. 1; and,
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purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.
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Brief description of cause:
VII. REQUESTED IN
COMPLAINT:
u CHECK IF THIS IS A CLASS ACTION
UNDER F.R.C.P. 23
DEMAND $ CHECK YES only if demanded in complaint:
JURY DEMAND: u Yes u No
VIII. RELATED CASE(S)
IF ANY
(See instructions):
JUDGE DOCKET NUMBER
DATE SIGNATURE OF ATTORNEY OF RECORD
FOR OFFICE USE ONLY
RECEIPT # AMOUNT APPLYING IFP JUDGE MAG. JUDGE
BERN UNLIMITED, INC.
Plymouth
David S. Godkin, Birnbaum & Godkin, LLP
280 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210 617-307-6100
DYE PRECISION, INC.
28 U.S.C. Sections 1331 and 1338(a)
Design patent infringement

08/09/2013 /s/ David S. Godkin


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JS 44 Reverse (Rev. )
INSTRUCTIONS FOR ATTORNEYS COMPLETING CIVIL COVER SHEET FORM JS 44
Authority For Civil Cover Sheet
The JS 44 civil cover sheet and the information contained herein neither replaces nor supplements the filings and service of pleading or other papers as required
by law, except as provided by local rules of court. This form, approved by the Judicial Conference of the United States in September 1974, is required for the
use of the Clerk of Court for the purpose of initiating the civil docket sheet. Consequently, a civil cover sheet is submitted to the Clerk of Court for each civil
complaint filed. The attorney filing a case should complete the form as follows:
I. (a) Plaintiffs-Defendants. Enter names (last, first, middle initial) of plaintiff and defendant. If the plaintiff or defendant is a government agency, use only
the full name or standard abbreviations. If the plaintiff or defendant is an official within a government agency, identify first the agency and then the official, giving
both name and title.
(b) County of Residence. For each civil case filed, except U.S. plaintiff cases, enter the name of the county where the first listed plaintiff resides at the
time of filing. In U.S. plaintiff cases, enter the name of the county in which the first listed defendant resides at the time of filing. (NOTE: In land condemnation
cases, the county of residence of the defendant is the location of the tract of land involved.)
(c) Attorneys. Enter the firm name, address, telephone number, and attorney of record. If there are several attorneys, list them on an attachment, noting
in this section (see attachment).
II. Jurisdiction. The basis of jurisdiction is set forth under Rule 8(a), F.R.C.P., which requires that jurisdictions be shown in pleadings. Place an X in one
of the boxes. If there is more than one basis of jurisdiction, precedence is given in the order shown below.
United States plaintiff. (1) Jurisdiction based on 28 U.S.C. 1345 and 1348. Suits by agencies and officers of the United States are included here.
United States defendant. (2) When the plaintiff is suing the United States, its officers or agencies, place an X in this box.
Federal question. (3) This refers to suits under 28 U.S.C. 1331, where jurisdiction arises under the Constitution of the United States, an amendment to the
Constitution, an act of Congress or a treaty of the United States. In cases where the U.S. is a party, the U.S. plaintiff or defendant code takes precedence, and box
1 or 2 should be marked.
Diversity of citizenship. (4) This refers to suits under 28 U.S.C. 1332, where parties are citizens of different states. When Box 4 is checked, the citizenship of
the different parties must be checked. (See Section III below; federal question actions take precedence over diversity cases.)
III. Residence (citizenship) of Principal Parties. This section of the JS 44 is to be completed if diversity of citizenship was indicated above. Mark this section
for each principal party.
IV. Nature of Suit. Place an X in the appropriate box. If the nature of suit cannot be determined, be sure the cause of action, in Section VI below, is
sufficient to enable the deputy clerk or the statistical clerks in the Administrative Office to determine the nature of suit. If the cause fits more than one nature of
suit, select the most definitive.
V. Origin. Place an X in one of the seven boxes.
Original Proceedings. (1) Cases which originate in the United States district courts.
Removed from State Court. (2) Proceedings initiated in state courts may be removed to the district courts under Title 28 U.S.C., Section 1441. When the petition
for removal is granted, check this box.
Remanded from Appellate Court. (3) Check this box for cases remanded to the district court for further action. Use the date of remand as the filing date.
Reinstated or Reopened. (4) Check this box for cases reinstated or reopened in the district court. Use the reopening date as the filing date.
Transferred from Another District. (5) For cases transferred under Title 28 U.S.C. Section 1404(a). Do not use this for within district transfers or multidistrict
litigation transfers.
Multidistrict Litigation. (6) Check this box when a multidistrict case is transferred into the district under authority of Title 28 U.S.C. Section 1407. When this
box is checked, do not check (5) above.
Appeal to District Judge from Magistrate Judgment. (7) Check this box for an appeal from a magistrate judges decision.
VI. Cause of Action. Report the civil statute directly related to the cause of action and give a brief description of the cause. Do not cite jurisdictional statutes
unless diversity. Example: U.S. Civil Statute: 47 USC 553
Brief Description: Unauthorized reception of cable service
VII. Requested in Complaint. Class Action. Place an X in this box if you are filing a class action under Rule 23, F.R.Cv.P.
Demand. In this space enter the dollar amount (in thousands of dollars) being demanded or indicate other demand such as a preliminary injunction.
Jury Demand. Check the appropriate box to indicate whether or not a jury is being demanded.
VIII. Related Cases. This section of the JS 44 is used to reference related pending cases if any. If there are related pending cases, insert the docket numbers
and the corresponding judge names for such cases.
Date and Attorney Signature. Date and sign the civil cover sheet.
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS
1. Title of case (name of first party on each side only)
2. Category in which the case belongs based upon the numbered nature of suit code listed on the civil cover sheet. (See local
rule 40.1(a)(1)).
I. 410, 441, 470, 535, 830*, 891, 893, 895, R.23, REGARDLESS OF NATURE OF SUIT.
II. 110, 130, 140, 160, 190, 196, 230, 240, 290,320,362, 370, 371, 380, 430, 440, 442, 443, 445, 446, 448, 710, 720,
740, 790, 820*, 840*, 850, 870, 871.
III. 120, 150, 151, 152, 153, 195, 210, 220, 245, 310, 315, 330, 340, 345, 350, 355, 360, 365, 367, 368, 375, 385, 400,
422, 423, 450, 460, 462, 463, 465, 480, 490, 510, 530, 540, 550, 555, 625, 690, 751, 791, 861-865, 890, 896, 899,
950.
*Also complete AO 120 or AO 121. for patent, trademark or copyright cases.
3. Title and number, if any, of related cases. (See local rule 40.1(g)). If more than one prior related case has been filed in this
district please indicate the title and number of the first filed case in this court.
4. Has a prior action between the same parties and based on the same claim ever been filed in this court?
YES NO
5. Does the complaint in this case question the constitutionality of an act of congress affecting the public interest? (See 28 USC
2403)
YES NO
If so, is the U.S.A. or an officer, agent or employee of the U.S. a party?
YES NO
6. Is this case required to be heard and determined by a district court of three judges pursuant to title 28 USC 2284?
YES NO
7. Do all of the parties in this action, excluding governmental agencies of the united states and the Commonwealth of
Massachusetts (governmental agencies), residing in Massachusetts reside in the same division? - (See Local Rule 40.1(d)).
YES NO
A. If yes, in which division do all of the non-governmental parties reside?
Eastern Division Central Division Western Division
B. If no, in which division do the majority of the plaintiffs or the only parties, excluding governmental agencies,
residing in Massachusetts reside?
Eastern Division Central Division Western Division
8. If filing a Notice of Removal - are there any motions pending in the state court requiring the attention of this Court? (If yes,
submit a separate sheet identifying the motions)
YES NO
(PLEASE TYPE OR PRINT)
ATTORNEY'S NAME
ADDRESS
TELEPHONE NO.
(CategoryForm12-2011.wpd - 12/2011)
Bern Unlimited, Inc. vs. Dye Precision, Inc.

David S. Godkin
Birnbaum & Godkin, LLP, 280 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210
(617) 307-6100
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